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Suddenly, inflation – and especially the rise in the cost of energy – has exploded on the political agenda, and will play an important role in the government’s budgetary considerations. TD says the cost of living has been a smoldering public issue for some time. But as energy prices have skyrocketed in recent months, that …

B oris Johnson has admitted he is not close to concluding a post-Brexit trade deal between the US and UK, although the Leave campaign trumpeted such a deal to win voters in 2016. After more than 90 minutes of discussions with Joe Biden at the White House, the Prime Minister conceded Wednesday that he is …

The government has not decided to delay construction of the Metrolink until 2027, according to a spokesperson for the Department of Transportation. However, he is unable to say when construction of the project will begin. It comes after Labor TD Duncan Smith yesterday asked Transport Minister Eamon Ryan for urgent clarification on MetroLink metro plans …

Justin Trudeau will win a third term as Prime Minister of Canada, with his Liberal party set to remain the largest group in Parliament, after Erin O’Toole, leader of the main opposition Conservative party, admitted defeat. However, with results still visible Monday night, Mr. Trudeau appeared ready for another minority government, forcing him to cooperate …

Taoiseach Micheál Martin called the sinister demonstrators who gathered in front of Leo Varadkar’s house “despicable and shocking”. He also said the disturbing developments, which have seen an increasing number of private homes of politicians targeted, have “no place in our democracy.” He added: “I think we as a country tolerate political debate, we tolerate …

United States President Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer both spoke separately over the weekend, warning the British government to preserve the Good Friday deal at all costs. . Schumer spoke to 100 Irish American activists at the Martin McGuinness Leaders’ March on Sunday morning at the Irish Famine Memorial Site. He said …

The government has made it “absolutely clear” that the state’s energy infrastructure will be able to supply the electricity needed for projects such as a multibillion-euro Intel chip factory, the minister said. Environment Eamon Ryan. Ireland is said to be one of three countries on a shortlist as a location for some of the company’s …

TAOISEACH MICHEÁL MARTIN will travel to New York today before attending a series of UN events in the city next week. The Taoiseach will chair a Security Council meeting on Thursday, where he is expected to send a clear message to the Council that he must take climate change and its contribution to global instability …

The government said recent incidents of unsafe water supply from two treatment plants have now been rectified and the water is now safe to drink. Earlier this week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) described two serious incidents in recent weeks at drinking water plants serving parts of Dublin City (served by the Ballymore Water Treatment …

The judges chose their shortlist of five finalists in The Irish Times Best Place to Live in Ireland 2021 competition, which is supported by Randox Health. The five locations are: Clonakilty, Co Cork; the city of Galway; Glaslough, County Monaghan; Killarney, County Kerry; and the city of Waterford. Over the summer, more than 2,400 members …